| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The location of trees in a landscape is a very important consideration. Also, trees inevitably generate maintenance tasks. In Hampton Roads, storms tend to take them down. Notwithstanding storm damage, here are eight benefits of including trees in your...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The CIAA football championship game has been canceled after the quarterback from host Winston-Salem State University was allegedly beaten by one or more players from Virginia State University during a luncheon on Friday.
Winston-Salem State campus...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:46 PM
High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week.
The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said.
Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director spent a tumultuous three years as top financial official in Richmond, Va., during which he oversaw the forced ejection of the school board from City Hall and was sued by the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:51 AM
When she was 12 years old, Christina Lewis Halpern was caught in the collision between great good fortune and terrible luck. And the suddenness and severity of the impact jolted her deeply, though it would take years for her to experience the full...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A city council subcommittee on Wednesday approved, 4-0, the nomination of Harry E. Black as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director.
The entire council must now vote on Black's nomination.
During the hourlong hearing of the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:08 PM
When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort.
But the worst of it, Howard...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia.
He was 87.
"He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
| Feb 3, 2013
Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War.
Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...